Five days of Diwali

Written by on November 11, 2023

1st Day Of Diwali Week – Dhanteras

Dhanteras (Dhanvantari Trayodashi) is the first day of Diwali week, marking the official beginning of the sparkling Diwali festivities. Indeed, this is the 13th lunar day of the Krishna Paksha, the dark quarter of the month of Karthik, according to the Hindu calendar.

2nd Day Of Deepavali – Choti Diwali

Kali Chaudas, or Narak Chaturdashi, is known as the second day of Diwali week. It is just the Choti Diwali; the festival celebrated on the second day of Deepavali in some parts of India.

It is understood that Lord Krishna killed Narakasur’s demon on this day, freeing the world from terror.

3rd Day Of Diwali Week – Actual Diwali Day

The real Diwali is on the third day of the 5 days of Diwali. It is the day when Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha are worshipped. Hindus get purified and join their families and their Pandit (priest) to worship the Divine Goddess Lakshmi for the blessings of prosperity and riches, the victory of good over evil and light over darkness. People in their homes are lighting diyas and candles, and millions of crackers, crackers and fairy lights are on the street throughout India.

4th Day of Diwali Week – Vishwakarma Day After Diwali

The fourth day of the five days of Diwali is celebrated in different ways in India. This day is observed with pomp as Bestu Varas, the new year according to its calendar in western states such as Gujarat.

In Northern Indian states, this day, when people worship their instruments, arms and equipment, is commonly celebrated as the day of Govardhan Puja and the day of Vishwakarma. Therefore, most or all businesses remain closed on this day. Also named Annakut this day.

5th Day of Diwali Week – Bhai Dooj

The fifth of the 5 days of Diwali is celebrated as the Bhai Dooj or Bhai Beej day. Yama (Yamraj, the Lord of Death) came to his sister Yamuna on this day several moons ago during the Vedic period. He gave a Vardhan (a boon) to his sister that the person who visited her that day would be freed from all sins and attain moksha or ultimate liberation.

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